The 5 Most Common Phone Scams And How To Avoid Them

While so many spams and scams these days concentrate on email and other online pursuits, some fraudsters are sticking to what they know best: the telephone. We've bundled up the five worst phone scams that are still doing the rounds, throwing in some solid tips to help you avoid the impact.1.

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  • AG Schneiderman Releases Consumer Alert on Five Common Phone Scams Targeting Senior Citizens
    AG Offers Tips to Seniors as Scams Spike During Summer Months New York, NY - June 25, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert on five common telephone scams targeting senior citizens. These common scams, identified by ...
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  • 5 common phone scams targeting seniors
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging the elderly to beware of phone scams. And many of these scams have gotten more sophisticated, with crooks using social media and the Internet to learn details about you, including family members' names ...
    06/25/2014 - 4:21 pm | View Link
  • 5 Common Phone Scams Targeting Seniors
    NEW YORK (CBS) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is urging the elderly to beware of phone scams. And many of these scams have gotten more sophisticated, with crooks using social media and the Internet to learn details about you, including ...
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  • 6 common phone scams targeting seniors
    Here are the five most common types of fraud targeting seniors, along with a brief description of how they work: Grandparent scam: You get a phone call from someone posing as a grandchild who is supposedly out of town and in a desperate situation.
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